Cornwall Council is launching a public consultation next week to ask for input on a draft Cornwall Maritime Strategy on the future of Cornwall’s coast, seas and all important maritime sectors.
The diverse marine sector in Cornwall is estimated to contribute £485 million to Cornwall’s GDP and supports 14,000 jobs, which represents almost one in seven of the marine jobs in the UK
Andy Brigden, the Council’s maritime manager explained: “A high level Cornwall Maritime Strategy represents an important opportunity to engage with all maritime interests.
“The Strategy will guide the future direction of work, increase the recognition of the importance of the maritime sector and respond to the various challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
“We hope anyone who works, lives or plays on the sea or around our coast will take the time to look at this consultation and let us know their views.”
The draft strategy and questionnaire will be available online from December 7 by clicking here.
Paper copies will be available in each of the Council’s One Stop Shops or copies can be requested by phoning 0300 1234141.
The consultation ends at 5pm January 18.